Junkie Blood.

All I can say is when you come into work one morning, and see your dearly beloved studio owner and friend scrubbing junkie blood off the walls, floor and sheets…

Read More
Adam Whittaker
Headphones

Studios buy things like the ubiquitous Beyer DT100’s not for their amazing sound quality, but rather their practically indestructible construction…

Read More
Adam Whittaker
Credits

credits are one of the things that got me into this mess in the first place. I'd get a new record, throw it on for a listen, tear apart the packaging and pore over the liner notes, reading who did what and where…

Read More
Back To Mono

I remember the first time that someone important to me checked the mix I had proudly slaved over in front of me - on their MacBook, through the tiny mono speaker…

Read More
Adam Whittaker
How loud should I record?

read a lot of crap on the internet, and people have been confused since the onset of digital about what level is best to record. On tape, it was a little complicated. You were recording high enough to stay away from the noise floor, but low enough to avoid distortion, and the side effects were kind of level and source AND machine dependent; maybe you wanted to to over-record the snare to get some tape compression…

Read More